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Melbourne Crime Tours

Address: 377 Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3070, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
Phone Number: 9486 2003
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Ranked #93 of 162 Sightseeing Tours in Melbourne
Owner description: A guided tour of Melbourne’s criminal underbelly! Melbourne Crime...
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Owner description: A guided tour of Melbourne’s criminal underbelly! Melbourne Crime Tours is an entertaining and interactive 4–hour guided tour that explores many of Melbourne's most fascinating criminal events. Be intrigued by your guide's storytelling as you visit the scenes of some of the city's most infamous episodes. Terminating at the Melbourne City Watch House, you will have a real opportunity to put yourself in a criminal’s place with the unique “arresting experience”.
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

If you have decent background knowledge of crimes in Melbourne it probably isn't worth your time. There are cheaper options such as visiting the Gaol, going on the free walking tours, watching Underbelly and visiting the Police Museum and Melbourne Museum. The tour itself was actually fine, just pushing it at the price.

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Mildura, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This tour was everything I thought it would be. Did not disappoint. Our tour guide Daniel, was very nice and knew his stuff. I probably didn't learn anything new as I have read almost every true crime book, but it was just really interesting to see where these terrible crimes actually took place. Drinks were provided and there were enough... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had heard about the tour online and decided it would b an interesting way to spend an afternoon as he had a keen interest in the underbelly series. Our tour guide Alex was full of information and clearly took great passion in his work but about an hour into the tour I was starting to lose... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

As a fan of all things crime - this tour was a must. You are collected in a mini-bus with mostly like minded others - to head off on a journey to visit key sites of crime including the stories from the 'Underbelly' genre and others. Steve our guide was great and motivated - he drives the bus and tells... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My husband and I are great fans of Underbelly series so thought this would be fun. Our tour guide was fantastic and it was obvious he really enjoyed his weekend job!! Lots of interesting crime stories and the discounted ticket to the Old Melbourne Gaol was appreciated. Loved the brown paper bag treats!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

Great arvo, gruesome stories, interesting sites, great friendly personable guide. Some surprises & brown paper bag treats. Cheers & highly recommended.

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Great tour. Very informative and interesting. Travis was a great tour guide with a good sense of humour and a sound knowledge of the underworld. Loved every minute of it

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I had a great time on this very interesting tour, Even though we live in Melbourne we learnt lots of new and interesting facts about our city. Travis was our guide and he was great, he made us feel we were the only ones on the tour, with his friendly and informative manner.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

If you have a fascination or interest with past criminal activities and the gangland wars that have occured in melbourne then i highly recommend this tour. Our tour guide Travis was not only super friendly but very knowledgable and told the stories with incredible in depth detail. He definetly knew hes stuff! The stories ranged from the ned kelly days,the... More 

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Syd
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I booked this tour manly for my boyfriend who is really into the gangland stories of Melbourne. My knowledge about it was average but that really didn't matter cos our tour guide Travis was a great story teller. Not only was the stories interesting but at the same time we got to see a lot of Melbourne.

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